Yalelo Limited Jobs in Zambia Area Sales Manager x2 -

Yalelo Limited Jobs in Zambia Area Sales Manager...

Yalelo Limited  -  Lusaka,    Closes: August 26, 2018

Sales & Marketing & Advertisement

Job Description

Yalelo is looking for a highly motivated Area Sales Managers x 2 to achieve maximum volume growth, brand visibility, recommended pricing, volume and profit growth and the creation of value for retail and wholesale trade of Zambia’s #1 fish within an assigned territory in line with the designated area plan (i.e., Chingola x 1 and Lusaka x 1)


  • Maximizing sales of Yalelo products within geographical area
  • Reaching the targets and goals set for your area
  • Establishing, maintaining and expanding your customer base
  • Servicing the needs of your existing customers
  • Ensuring that retail outlet teams operate according to SOPs
  • Increasing business opportunities through various routes to market
  • Cascading your targets to retail outlet teams under supervision
  • Recruiting and training sales staff
  • Developing and implementing sales strategies to maximize volume in geographical area
  • Monitoring your team’s performance and motivating them to reach targets
  • Compiling and analysing sales figures
  • Possibly dealing with some major customer accounts yourself
  • Collecting customer feedback and market research
  • Reporting to senior managers
  • Keeping up to date with products and competitors


  1. Degree holder of BSc in Commerce, Economics, Marketing or other relevant discipline.
  2. Language Skills: English, Nyanja, Bemba
  3. 1 – 3 years’ experience in FMCG sector (cold-chain would be advantageous)
  4. Valid driver’s license (Manual/Auto) with a minimum of 2 years’ experience
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills, able to confidently address and present to a range of audiences.
  6. MS Office skills (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  7. Resilient, persistent and driven.
  8. Team player and self-driven.

Person Specification

  • Ability to work Monday to Saturday
  • Based in Lusaka but with 25 – 30% inter-provincial travel
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Dedicated team player who takes initiative, is detail oriented, organized and has proven ability to follow up tasks through to quality completion
  • Quick thinking and able to self-manage.
  • Comfortable working with internal and external parties
  • Customer service oriented
  • Self-starter who is able to meet tight deadlines
  • Problem solving ability
If you’re confident that you’re the right fit for the role, please email you CV to [email protected] , by 23 August 2018.

Posted on August 16, 2018
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